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Monument honoring soldiers from Picayune and Lumberton who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
c. 1867. African-American church established in Lowndes County following the Civil War. The congregation met beneath a large tree prior to building in 1908.
Historic meeting site, 50 years or older.
c. 1907. This beautiful old courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Covington County was established in 1819, making it one of the oldest counties in the state.
Cowles Meade (1776-1844) served as the first acting governor of the Mississippi territory. His plantation home, named Greenwood, was burned in 1863 by Union troops during the Civil War.
Display of all things Corinth from the Paleolithic period to the present day. Housed in the Historic Corinth Depot, permanent displays emphasize transportation and the Civil War.
The most familiar landmark in D’Iberville is the Town Clock. It is the centerpiece of the town and is truly the very heart of the community. This beautiful four-faced town clock stands tall upon a three-tiered granite base.
One of the state’s oldest monuments is dedicated to the Confederate dead, erected shortly after the War Between the States, is located in the Old Hernando Memorial Cemetery. Hernando Memorial Cemetery has the largest number of Confederate graves in DeSoto County with 100 marked graves and a mass grave for 60 soldiers.
The anchor of Hernando square, the Courthouse was built in 1942 after the previous French Castle courthouse burned in 1940. Around the rotunda of the courthouse hang spectacular murals depicting the discovery of the Mississippi River by famed explorer and county namesake Hernando DeSoto.
Delmas Avenue in Downtown Pascagoula is home to shops along the city's Downtown Historic District. Visitors can view the historic firehouse and the City Hall jailat Scranton's and shop for unique antiques and gifts.
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